Tomato Question

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by MsPacMan, Jun 6, 2006.

  1. MsPacMan

    MsPacMan Well-Known Member

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    I have about 20 tomato plants, and most of them are growing strong, tall and healthy.


    But two of the plants - which are not together - seem to have stunted growth. Furthermore, although the bottom leaves are rich, normal sized and green, the further up the plant you go, the more the leaves are thin, and either very unhealthy or shriveled up like they are burned.


    It isn't the normal blight that hits tomatoes in this area, because that burns up the leaves down bottom and the disease moves from the bottom on upward.


    Anybody know what this might be?


    I'm thinking about pulling out the plants, even though they are sporting tomatoes on them, cuz I'm afraid they'll pass this disease to other plants.
     
  2. Thoughthound

    Thoughthound Well-Known Member

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    Have you looked for cutworm damage?
     

  3. Ravenlost

    Ravenlost Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I'd pull them up.